No. 39
30 July 1863
I have the honor to transmit to you a copy of a letter, with its enclosure, from the War Office relative to the employment of Corporal W. Hale, now serving under Colonel Moody, in completing the inscription on the granite Obelisk which marks the western terminusManuscript image of the British North American Boundary.
I have to request that you will take the necessary steps for giving effect to the wishes of the Secretary of State for War on this subject.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Crofton to Elliot, 27 July 1863, enclosing a copy of instructions for "Granite Obelisk" inscription.
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Copy, Hawkins to the "Secretary of State for War," 23 July 1863, instructions for the "Granite Obelisk marking the Western terminus of the Continental Boundary."